• Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' land

    If you are planning to travel to Australia, the city of Hobart is a great place for you because it has a lot of beautiful scenery and impressive architecture.
    Coming to Australia, many people think about traveling to Sydney , but if you want a new experience, come right to the beautiful little Hobart city .

    Introduction to the city of Hobart

    Hobart city is located on the mouth of the Derwent River , in the southeastern part of Tasmania Island, located 240km south of the continent between Victoria and Antarctica. In addition, this place is also the capital of the state of Tasmania, which is the only peninsula of Australia.

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landPerfect blend of mountains, rivers and sky (Photo @deni_cupit)

    With a population of about 225,000, it is the second least populous capital of the beautiful "kangaroo country". Established in 1804 as a criminal colony, Hobart is Australia's second oldest city after Sydney , the city of Hobart has been thriving as the administrative center of a rich agricultural region with activities. 

    Certain locations are not to be missed in Hobart City

    Square Salamanca

    Coming to Hobart city , an address you can not ignore is Salamanca Square in the Sullivans , right across the river, between Parliament Square and Princes Park and located in the heart of the city. 
    Since the 1830s, all life here has revolved around industry with warehouses to store grain, wool, whale oil and imports, but today this beautiful pebble area is the destination for food, arts, shopping and music. Hobart's long historical and cultural life converged in this Salamanca square .
    You can look for small to luxury stores selling jewelry and clothing or wander through the underground bookstores and don't forget to enjoy a meal or snacks under the rock arches where the sailors Whale hunters and workers once arrived.

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landWalking while enjoying the music will make the trip more enjoyable (Photo @oussama_huang)

    Here you can also sit by the fountain and leisurely watch the flow of people. The neatly manicured lawns in the heart of Hobart  's Salamanca Square area are a great spot to relax after a long lunch.

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landStop for a moment to relax and take a role as a photo to capture good memories here.

    Salamanca Market

    The famous market of  this Hobart city  has existed here for more than 30 years, up to now still maintains its unique traditional culture. This is the place to sell more than 300 stalls with a variety of products such as crafts, arts, home appliances, food (butter, jam, beer, snacks ...) ...
    Coming to the Salamanca market , visitors will surely have to admire the works of artists, artisans and immerse themselves in the festivals held all year round here. 
    Salamanca Market is open from 8:30 to 15:00, especially you can also taste before you buy more. Do not forget to visit the Cascade brewery to taste the best beer in the world. Besides, you should also take the time to choose to buy local products as gifts, or a wool scarf to prevent the cold winds during your Australian trip  .

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landA cool ice cream will energize your trip (Photo @lynilim)

    Tasmanian Art Gallery

    The Tasmanian Art Gallery is Australia's second oldest museum with a large space. It houses an interesting art collection, from traditional to contemporary, featuring a variety of images that recreate the city's aboriginal and colonial style and discipline. You will surely be excited to learn about southern wildlife and those who have sought to conquer it. 

    Constitution Pier

    Constitution Pier is located at the southeastern end of Franklin Pier, on Sullivan Bay  and a5-minute walk from Hobart city centerHere, you can enjoy fresh seafood, eat at one of the restaurants on the water or choose some catches of the day by local fishermen and enjoy it on the internet. Not bad at all.
    And to make your Hobart trip more dynamic, you can experience going out to sea on a kayak for yourself and discover the natural beauty along the coast of Tasmania with more than 300 large and small islands.

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landLeaving on a boat watching the sea is a very interesting experience here (Photo @argusofc)

    When is the most appropriate time to come to Hobart city?

    Hobart city climate is temperate ocean, four distinct seasons and the second driest in Australia. December, January, February and March are the hottest months with average temperatures around 21 ° C. In winter, the island receives southern winds blowing from Antarctica and has the coolest temperatures in Australia. However, the weather here is still considered quite mild, so you can completely travel at any time of the year.

    Transportation in the city of Hobart

    You can travel by private transport like a car because there are many public parking lots or you can also take a bus, in Hobart city there is a Hobart Hopper bus that offers free shuttle service for the area on a Saturday. Seven times when the streets are banned from traffic is very convenient.
    However, it is important to note that, during the morning and evening peak hours on weekdays, you should limit the use of public transport between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. afternoon because there will be traffic congestion. In addition, the public transport network is also quite limited in the evenings and on weekends.

    Hobart city - Australia's 'small but martial' landBuses are used by many people when traveling here (Photo @worldofsan_)

    In terms of charges for vehicles within Hobart City : 1 liter of gas costs around AU $ 1.44, monthly train or bus tickets cost around AU $ 79 and taxi fare for 8km it would be 21 Australian Dollars.
    If you just describe through the words or look through the pictures, you can not feel the beauty of Hobart city . So, let's bring the buddies right to the place to admire the beauty of this city.

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